Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

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"This is a very tasty Christmas dessert. This recipe is very nice for Christmas parties as it makes 2 1/2 dozen 2 1/2 inch cookies."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.7g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 199 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one cookie sheet.
  2. Mix together the molasses, brown sugar, water and shortening.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, allspice, ginger, cloves and cinnamon. Add to sugar mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on floured board. Cut with floured gingerbread cutter. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool and decorate with frosting.
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I love this recipe even more so because it has NO diary--they just don't spoil and they last forever. If you don't like to eat gingerbread, decorate with them (they smell terrific) you can hang ...

I subsituted butter for the shortening and took them out of the oven a little early (I like very soft cookies) and they were perfect!

This is a very tasty recipe. I had a hard time w/ the dough at first, a little dry, I just wet my hands with a little water while needing, until the dough became rollable, then it was great. Car...